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and thousands of people to protest the pipeline when president obama came to san francisco. but government action is not enough. the fossil fuel companies are the root of our climate problems, in fact the companies have tried very, very hard to make sure that the debate and discourse about the climate action is something that is not scientific at all and it is based on things that do not exist or are not measurable by science. we can exercise the power of our pocket books by divesting our retirement fund from the fossil fuel companies. the retirement board can divest without effecting the fund security or yield. the staff of the retirement board estimates that out of the 15.6 billion only one billion is invested in securities, either incorrect or correct investments such as mutual funds. we are not calling for immediate divestment, the resolution calls for seizing new fossil fuels and divesting within five years, this gives the retirement board to divest in a responsible way, as mentioned above, the hsbc bank, argues that the stocks will become increasingly risky as the climate change exce
transit center and downtown district. i also want to give a great shot out to president obama, it was really his funds that helped us kick this off and pelosi and feinstein and boxer and their on going constant up to date support. at the state level, governor brown has been a very strong supporter and leaders of both houses, president stein house and president per ez have shown strong leadership. this check is much more symbolic of many many other checks that have come as a result of investor confidence in the city. i want to thank the labor for being part of all these projects and the business community for working closely with us and the transbay joint powers authority for being consistent entities here to steer through all of these years of changes and economic turmoils. i want to thank our friends at boston properties for being great anchors to this city. congratulations and thanks very much. [ applause ] >> thank you, mr. mayor. we very much appreciate your remarks. thank you very much. it is now my pleasure to introduce a very important woman, not only to this project
bookstore with a mind of its own, the next to last leftie looking for obama nirvana. [laughter] the first day of the wall street occupation set forth upon this continent a new revolutionary nation. [applause] >> in addition to its own programming as -- of artist talks, meridian has been a downtown host for san francisco states well-known port trees center. recent luminaries have included david meltzer, steve dixon, and jack hirsch man. >> you can black as out of the press, blog and arrest us, tear gas, mace, and shoot us, as we know very well, you will, but this time we're not turning back. we know you are finished. desperate, near the end. hysterical in your flabbergastlyness. amen. >> after the readings, the crowd headed to a reception upstairs by wandering through the other gallery rooms in the historic home. the third floor is not usually reserved for just parties, however. it is the stage for live performances. ♪ under the guidance of musical curators, these three, meridian has maintained a strong commitment to new music, compositions that are innovative, experimental, and sometime
and gentlemen, my name abdullah miguel and i am here to support our president obama and apbi and [speaker not understood] to get the criminal who killed that mass yesterday in boston. ladies and gentlemen, i have three matches, [speaker not understood] matches to my supervisor kim. kim, you have another three ladies working with you. you're going to be the leader in this time to show me how you can collect money from 49ers and the giants and [speaker not understood]. to give our lovely people who has been -- died in boston yesterday. second message, i would like to give each one of you, supervisor, you must agree with me that if you see the newspaper talk about the people has been killed, chinese, english, [speaker not understood], any language, i'm sorry, now, i ask all of you to have [speaker not understood] which you have, but show me your [speaker not understood] when you support this lovely lady who needs to be equally [speaker not understood] to have discrimination from any lady she work in this city. we can't live without them. they give us hard time, but we can't live without them
to prepare for aging lgbt senior population or aging population overall? this is pre-obama health care. we were in the throats of discussing the san francisco universal or health care system in san francisco and how that would be potentially the contingency to deal with these issues demographically but yet it's still policy discussion that is requiring advocates, lawmakers, others and come together and figure out what the solutions should be and at the rate where the population is growing in its age will not keep up in demand on questions of discrimination or access to affordable or quality housing just as it is for those to retain their jobs because of discrimination or access to employment whether you're over 55 or not or lgbt or not but we know that level of discrimination is certainly compounded by being affiliated with communities even in san francisco sometimes is not given i think the just that it should be. in our population in the jail system we pulled demographic data, and we're seeing an aging population as well. about 25% -- 20 to 25% of our population on the daily average w
it is budget season as you well know. earlier this month, president obama released the proposal for the fiscal year, 2014 budget it has a lot of things that match very nicely for what we are advocating for in san francisco it has a 5.5 or four billion increase over 2012 levels 50 billion program to provide immediate transportation investments in key areas and the proposal for 2 billion in additional funds for new transit expansion projects unfortunately it relies on a peace dividend from the wars in iraq and afghanistan, and we feel that it has no chance of passage, given the lack of appetite to identify a new source for transportation as well as everyone beginning to realize the impact of sequestration. the one great spot is the tiger program generating economic program and that has managed to survive. it is over 350 million available minimum size is 10 million, in the past for san francisco this has funded a part of the parkway and transportation improvements in the mission bay area, san francisco tends to do well and according with the mayor's office and what the priorities will be for the
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